HOME | EDITORIAL CALENDAR | SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES | EVENTS CALENDAR | PAPER INDUSTRY LINKS | CONTACT US

Metso to Supply Pulping Equipment For Celbi in Portugal

May 23, 2007 - Metso Paper said that it will supply Celulose Beira Industrial (Celbi) S.A. with a new recovery boiler, a new evaporation plant and a cooking plant modernization to Celbi's Figueira da Foz pulp mill in Portugal.

The total value of the order is approximately EUR 130 million, Metso said.

The new recovery boiler and the new 7-effect evaporation plant are rated at 2,400 tons of dry solids per day and 590 tons of evaporated water per hour. The equipment order includes a capacity upgrade and modernization of the existing cooking and brown stock washing plant, Metso added.

The equipment is part of Celbi's pulp mill expansion project to increase the pulp production capacity from 305,000 to 550,000 tons per year.

Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2009.

Celbi Pulp Mill, part of the Altri Group, produces high quality short-fiber eucalyptus pulp. Celbi's pulp is suitable for the production of printing, writing and specialty papers, and tissue. The mill obtains half of its fiber raw material from its own plantations.

SOURCE: Metso Corp.




PaperAge. Copyright © O'Brien Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.